The nurse is aware that a former major ingredient in many OTC products is phenylpropanolamine, which is contraindicated for clients with all of the following conditions except
A. Heart disease
B. Thyroid disease
C. Diabetes mellitus
D. Kidney stones
Answer D rational: phenylpropanolamine, formerly in OTC cold remedies and weight-control drugs, may cause risk of hemorrhagic stroke in young women. May also cause psychosis, hypertension, renal failure, and cardiac dysrhythmias.